1. over 1 year ago
    Angelsmom05's Avatar

    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    2nd port placement

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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    • faithgirl
    • Experience with Acute Lymphocytic Le...
    over 6 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    At first I was really freaked to get something put inside me but it is so much more convenient this way. I have no regrets.

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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    • meganschro
    • Experience with Acute Lymphocytic L...
    over 6 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    Have now had it out since 2005. Scar tissue still bugs me and I feel stabbing pains in the area from time to time. Doctor's response...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  2. about 7 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    He got a blood clot in his arm they removed it then put a new one on the opposite side. He recovered well but luckily he was in the ...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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  3. over 7 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had what was called a medi-port two pronged Hickman line one to take blood out of and one to put chemotherapy through, I could not...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • Elvia
    • Experience with Acute Lymphocytic Leukem...
    almost 8 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    I was four years old so I don't remember much about side effects or impact to my daily life.

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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    • blinky414
    • Experience with Acute Lymphocytic Le...
    over 8 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    Sophia was scheduled to have port placed so she couldn't eat. Unfortunately, her platelets were too low for the procedure so she ha...

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    Went as Expected: Not Specified
    Minimal Recovery: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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    • pjmartin5
    • Experience with Acute Lymphocytic Le...
    almost 9 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had my metaport put in the center of my chest. This device made the next 3&1/2 years much more manageable, but the day of surgery ...

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • noahbug
    • Experience with Acute Lymphocytic Leuk...
    almost 9 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    My experience with getting a central line placed was a rare one. Within 3 weeks, I had 7 different lines placed with each one failin...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • deppoholic
    • Experience with Acute Lymphocytic L...
    almost 9 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had never had surgery before, and when I heard about this I was scared. I also still had not comprehended that I had cancer. I was...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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  4. almost 9 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had a c-line placed. They also did some test on my lymph nodes and removed the lump in my neck.

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • JackofALL
    • Experience with B-Cell, Acute Lympho...
    almost 9 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    It took quite some time to get the little guy to work. "Stand, dance, wiggle, cough-then we can get your blood."

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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